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IT Director: Intel and Linux: The Lintel Alliance Perhaps?

Oct 25, 1999, 16:18 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Snark)

"Intel Corporation has announced that it will now enable Gigabit Ethernet performance for Linux on Intel based servers. It is providing a Linux(a) Gigabit driver, an open source software driver, for its Intel PRO/1000 Gigabit Server Adapter. In conformance with the GPL, it is available free of charge to the Linux development community on Intel's Web site, allowing developers to customise the driver to meet their individual company needs..."

"A Lintel alliance would make as much sense to Intel as a Wintel one. And if Linux takes off on the desktop it will make an awful lot more sense than a Wintel one..."

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